sudden (adjective) LISTEN
Sudden means ‘happening quickly or unexpectedly.’
- The car made a sudden stop to avoid an accident.
- The sudden attack by the rebels surprised the army.
- Greg's sudden change of mood shocked his friends.
all of a sudden: without warning. Example: “All of a sudden, it began to rain.”
suddenly: unexpectedly. Example: “Suddenly, the cat ran after the mouse.”
In pop culture
Enjoy this music video by KT Tunstall singing “Suddenly I See.”
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